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Dryer will heat on timer side not automatice side of dial

Little assist please. My dryer will not produce heat on the automatic or (energy prefrerred side) but will on the timed side of the dial. What should I check....thank you..

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Re: Dryer will heat on timer side not automatice side of...

How long will it run on the auto cycle? is it advancing right through in about 10 minutes?

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